Union Organizers Indicted for Rally Against Nonunion Construction

June 19, 2012: Two union organizers indicted for organizing a rally against nonunion hotel construction?  This is not in a far-off dictatorship, or even in a right to work state. It happened in New York City.

New York Local 805 President Sandy Pope reacted with outrage “This is a terrible attack on our rights -- freedom of speech, freedom of assembly and the right to be in a union. All politicians should be held accountable on where they stand on these rights.”

Read the New York Times article here.

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